OUR TEACHERS

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Kjartan Jónsson

Has a MA degree in Translation Studies and a BA in Icelandic Linguistics and Literature from the University of Iceland.

Kjartan is the director of Múltikúlti-íslenska and has taught Icelandic for foreigners in the Intercultural Center and Múltikúlti-íslenska for the past 8 years and has experience in adult education on various issues.

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Óskar Kjartansson

Óskar has a BA in Japanese Linguistics and Culture from the University of Iceland. In addition to that Óskar has a Leaving Certificate from FÍH, Music College in percussion. In addition to teach Icelandic, Óskar works as a musician and a teacher. Óskar speaks Japanese and English, in addition to Icelandic.

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Sandra Juzbasic

Sandra has an MA in English Language and Literature and a BA in Sociology from the University of Zagreb in Croatia. Before moving to Iceland she worked as a translator and English teacher in Croatia. Now she is finishing the BA program Icelandic as a Second Language at the University of Iceland. Her areas of interest are second language acquisition and teaching language to adults. She speaks Croatian, English and Icelandic.

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Björgvin G. Sigurðsson

Has MA degree in philosophy, history and pedagogy. Björgvin has been teaching Icelandic for 3 years after long carrier in politics. In addition to teaching Icelandic Björgvin has worked as a guide and runs a family business in accommodation in the South part of Iceland.

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Marielle Lóa Mariéthoz

Marielle has a M.A. degree in Language Teaching and European Studies as well as a B.A. degree in Translation. She has been working as a language teacher, tour guide, translator and interpreter in different countries. Marielle is fluent in French, German, Spanish, English, Portuguese, and Icelandic. 

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Joanna Zrobek

Joanna has a BA degree in English Language and Literature from the Pedagogical University in Cracow and an MA degree in Clinical Psychology from SWPS University in Katowice. She has seven years of experience in teaching in language schools in Poland.

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Ihor Stakh

Ihor has an MA degree in Math and Economics Teaching from the Pedagogical University in Chernihiv, Ukraine and he is a BA student at the University of Iceland, studying Icelandic language. In addition to that Ihor worked as an investigative journalist for 11 years and he is a certified fitness trainer. In the summer of 2022, he swam 14 km at the Oceanman stage in Italy.
Ihor speaks Ukrainian, Russian, English and Icelandic.

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Oksana Shabatura

Oksana has lived in Iceland for 18 years. She has a master’s degree in pedagogy from a university in Ukraine and has 16 years of experience in Icelandic Schools. She attended Icelandic for foreign students in the University of Iceland for a year and a half and many other courses. She speaks Ukrainian, Russian and Icelandic.

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Sólveig Jónasdóttir

Sólveig has a MA degree in anthropology and a BA degree in literature from the University of
Iceland, along with a diploma in journalism and media communication. She has decades of
experience in adult education and has taught Icelandic in the recent years. Sólveig speaks
English, Danish and a little French.

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Natalia Rynkowska

Natalia has a BA degree in English Linguistics and Literature from the University of Iceland.
She will receive a master's degree from the Faculty of Languges and Cultures at the University of Iceland in June 2019. She has experience in teaching English to young learners. She speaks fluent Polish and English and knows basic Russian.

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Elena Nesterova

Elena has a M.A. degree in Primary school teaching (Karelian State Pedagogical University in Russia) and a M.A. degree in jurisprudence (University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia). She is a student in BA program Icelandic as a Second Language at the University of Iceland. Elena is a volunteer in the Red Cross where she helps immigrants learn Icelandic. She has over 8 years of teaching experience